Category Archives: University of Toronto

U of T president to deliver lecture on the future of universities as city-builders

TORONTO, ON – On September 18, University of Toronto President Meric Gertler will deliver a lecture on “Universities, Cities and Prosperity: An Agenda for the Future” as part of the Big City: Big Ideas public lecture series. The discussion will … Continue reading

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University of Toronto Statement

Toronto, ON – The University of Toronto is delighted that Alexander Sodiqov has returned to Toronto with his wife and child and will be continuing his PhD studies after a difficult few months in Tajikistan. U of T would like … Continue reading

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U of T and local residents develop unique plan for historic downtown neighbourhood

TORONTO, ON – The University of Toronto and the residents of the Huron Sussex community have developed a unique plan that could see significant positive changes to the historic downtown neighbourhood. The plan is the product of over five years … Continue reading

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U of T Professor wins 2014 Balzan valued at $800,000

TORONTO, ON – University of Toronto Professor Emeritus Ian Hacking is a winner of the 2014 Balzan prize, an $800,000 (US) award that recognizes scholars and scientists who have distinguished themselves in their fields. One of the foremost philosophers in … Continue reading

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Networking can make some feel “dirty,” says new study

TORONTO, ON – If schmoozing for work leaves you with a certain “ick” factor, that’s not just awkwardness you’re feeling. Professional networking can create feelings of moral impurity and physical dirtiness, shows a new study. That can hold people back … Continue reading

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U of T library system ranked in top three with Harvard and Yale

TORONTO, ON – The University of Toronto library system has once again been ranked as one of the top three in North America – after Harvard and Yale – according to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). U of T … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s celebrated First Folio from 1623 on display for a month at the University of Toronto’s Fisher Library

TORONTO, ON – The general public will have a rare opportunity this month to view the only copy in Canada of one of the foundational texts of English Literature at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. The 1623 edition of … Continue reading

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U of T project would enhance city’s cultural landscape

TORONTO, ON – New performance space, a new museum and new academic facilities for the study of civilizations and cultures are all part of a University of Toronto proposal that would create a dramatic new gateway to its downtown campus … Continue reading

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University of Toronto announces strategic collaboration with Janssen Inc. and Johnson & Johnson Innovation

TORONTO, ON — The University of Toronto today announced a new strategic open innovation collaboration with Janssen Inc. facilitated by the Johnson & Johnson Innovation center of California that will support research through the Collaborative Center for Drug Research (CCDR). … Continue reading

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University of Toronto Statement

Toronto, ON – Over the past weekend, a University of Toronto student posted a video of himself pouring liquid nitrogen over his head as part of the ALS ice bucket challenge.  The University wishes to make clear that such activity is … Continue reading

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